High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Vince Shaw

Eye on POY: Kentucky boys soccer

February, 16, 2012

The fall soccer season may have concluded, but the search for Gatorade State Boys Soccer Players of the Year is in full swing. The award recognizes not only athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. Here are two top candidates who meet the basic award criteria as determined by our ESPNHS team that administers the program’s selection process.

Vince Shaw
Senior goalkeeper, Woodford County (Versailles, Ky.)

2011 Team record: 15-4-4
2011 Team standing: Lost 13th Region championship game

2011 Goals allowed (AVG.): 12 (0.52)
2011 saves (PCT.): 53 (81.5)
2011 shutouts: 15
Career shutouts: 15

Academics: A average
Collegiate destination: Xavier University

How he’s played herself into the State POY conversation: Recorded two shutouts in run to the 25th District title. 2011 First Team All-State selection. 2011 Kentucky Youth Soccer Boys Player of the Year. Named Honorable Mention All-State forward as a junior.

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